Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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August 1, 2014

The Risk of Cancer from Certain IBD Medications

By Margaret Shepard, Communications Specialist Margaret_Marie

John Kisiel, M.D., discusses a recently published article in The Journal of the American Medical Association about the risk of cancer from certain medications used to treat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).   The medications specifically looked at for this study are infliximab (Remicade), adalimumab (Humira), and certolizumab (Cimzia), which have been extremely effective for treating IBD. Studies on the […]

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Tags: cancer, Crohn's disease, IBD, JAMA, John Kisiel, ulcerative colitis

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